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Old 01-02-2012, 06:50 PM
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Ford coupe 28 to 31

Hi guys I m looking for a very good ford coupe fiberglass shell to finish my project in Brazil,whaithing for your advices.
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Old 01-03-2012, 05:43 AM
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Hi guys I m looking for a very good ford coupe fiberglass shell to finish my project in Brazil,whaithing for your advices.
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Marquito
Looks like your first post so welcome.

Now, your question - there are very few manufacturers currently that make a Ford 'A' coupe body, but the best, in my opinion, is Wescott's (http://www.wescottsauto.com/Body/bod...ndowCoupe.pdf). I'm using their 'A' front fenders and am very pleased with the quality. Any of their products that I have seen have been excellent.

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I'll second that on Wescott's quality, it is expensive but very good stuff. They build a '31 5 window body that is very complete....but it starts at $15,000 and then you add fenders, running boards etc, it gets up there. See www.wescottsauto.com
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Depending on where you are ( you did not fill that in ... on your member profile ) ... it is usually a LOT less expensive to just buy a older, running amateur restoration and start with a complete vehicle.

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He says his project is in Brazil and I'll also second that on what Deuce said. You may be able to find a nice model A in your counrty and use the body and fenders and other needed parts to finish your car. You could also look on ebay and one of the moany hot rod sites.
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Guys - he wasn't asking about costs, only for a 'good' aftermarket body.

Brazil is NOT a 3rd world country with old clunkers in every field.

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Guys - he wasn't asking about costs, only for a 'good' aftermarket body.

Brazil is NOT a 3rd world country with old clunkers in every field.

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TRUE ... but Brazil does have a fair amount of od cars. I have a friend who has imported two 32 Fords back to the USA from Brazil. There is a Doctor in Brazil who advertises old Fords in Hemmings ...

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Well then excoooooz me for giving the man any info, some guys have no idea what these bodies cost and I was just offering an alternative to a costly aftermarket body and a huge shipping charge to Brazil.
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Well then excoooooz me for giving the man any info, some guys have no idea what these bodies cost and I was just offering an alternative to a costly aftermarket body and a huge shipping charge to Brazil.

Awwwww !!

I bet he already know about Brazilian customs and what a PITA they can usually be. You should try doing a power plant project there using American units.
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Well then excoooooz me for giving the man any info, some guys have no idea what these bodies cost and I was just offering an alternative to a costly aftermarket body and a huge shipping charge to Brazil.
Not an issue on my end ...

The more information and alternative solutions he has ... allows him to make a better decision ...

I myself would not even consider importing a fiberglass Model to Brazil. IF ... I were to import a body ... it certainly would not be a small, narrow Model A. I would move up to a more roomy 33/34 Ford
( I bet you thought I would have said a 32 )
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